MEET THE ARTISTS
Owner / Artist
Brian has been practicing the art of tattooing for six years, during which time he has honed his skills in a variety of styles, including surrealism, realism, black and grey, and color tattoos.
Born and raised in Edmonton, Brian was always drawn to the arts. He spent much of his childhood drawing and painting, and it wasn't until he was in his later years that he discovered his passion for tattooing. After apprenticing under a well-respected tattoo artist for several years, Brian decided to take the leap on his own and opened his own tattoo studio.
Despite his success, Brian remains humble and focused on his craft. He continues to push himself creatively, always looking for new techniques and styles to incorporate into his work. He is passionate about helping his clients express themselves through their tattoos, and he feels privileged to be able to make a living doing what he loves. With his talent, passion, and dedication, there's no doubt that he will continue to make his mark in the world of tattooing for years to come.
Luis Koch's artistic journey started in Guadalajara, Mexico, where he grew up surrounded by the city's colorful culture and artistic expression. With a natural inclination for creativity, Luis discovered his passion for tattooing and soon became an accomplished tattoo artist.
Luis's signature style includes neotraditional and neorealistic designs that have earned him numerous accolades and awards at various tattoo conventions across the globe. He takes great pride in his craft and is renowned for his ability to create striking and intricate designs that resonate with his clients.
Despite his success, Luis remains grounded and dedicated to his craft, regularly traveling the world to tattoo clients and seek inspiration for his next project. Currently, he is based in both Guadalajara and Edmonton, where he continues to create beautiful, meaningful tattoos for his clients.
Munvel is a talented tattoo artist hailing from Mexico City, with a passion for Black work and neo-traditional tattoo styles. Although he has been tattooing for just four years, Munvel has already made a name for himself in the industry, garnering a reputation for his stunning and intricate designs.
For Munvel, tattooing is not just a job, but a true passion.
Growing up in Mexico City, he has always been drawn to the arts. He began experimenting with drawing and painting at a young age, and it wasn't long before he discovered his passion for tattooing. After completing an apprenticeship under a well-respected local tattoo artist, Munvel set out on his own, eager to make his mark in the industry.
Munvel has been working tirelessly to perfect his craft and develop his own unique style. His Black work is particularly impressive, with a level of detail and shading that is both subtle and striking. He is also known for his neo-traditional tattoos, which blend traditional designs with a modern twist, creating a style that is both timeless and fresh.
Ethan, an exceptionally talented artist specializing in Fine line work at Phantom Avenue Tattoo, hails from the diverse and artistic landscapes of Edmonton and Toronto. Born in Midland, Ontario, his journey as an artist began at a remarkably young age, when he discovered his fascination for art and started experimenting with graphite work at the age of seven.
As Ethan grew older, his passion for artistic expression continued to blossom, leading him down a path that ultimately culminated in the world of tattooing. In 2020, driven by a desire to leave a lasting mark on people's lives through his art, he decided to embark on a professional career in tattooing. With unwavering dedication and an innate talent for creating intricate lines, Ethan embarked on his transformative journey as a tattoo artist.
To refine and expand his artistic skills, Ethan sought formal education in the field of Fine Arts at Macewan University & The Ontario Canadian University of Arts & Design. The renowned institutions provided him with a solid theoretical foundation and the opportunity to delve deeper into the intricacies of artistic techniques and concepts.
In the vibrant city of Guadalajara, Mexico, a creative force emerged by the name of Leonardo Curiel. Born and raised in this culturally rich environment, Leonardo's journey led him from the halls of the University Centre of Art, Architecture, and Design to becoming a masterful tattoo artist with a penchant for transforming stories onto skin. With over a decade of experience, his proficiency in cover-ups, black and grey work, lettering, Neo-traditional, and fine line tattoos has earned him a revered status in the global tattoo community.
Leonardo's path took an unexpected turn during his time at art school when he discovered his affinity for tattooing. The allure of translating his artistic visions onto living canvases fascinated him. Embracing this newfound passion, he embarked on an intensive journey of self-education and mentorship under seasoned tattoo artists. With every inked stroke, he grew in skill and finesse, gradually finding his unique voice in the realm of tattoo artistry.
Beyond the realm of tattooing, Leonardo's passions extended to the world of music. A self-taught musician, he effortlessly wielded the piano and guitar, creating melodies that resonated with the emotions he poured into his artwork. His love for music often intertwined with his tattooing process, infusing each piece with rhythm and harmony.
Born and raised in the charming town of Varese, nestled in the Lombardy region of Italy, Martina's artistic journey began at a tender age. She was a child of boundless creativity, always immersed in the world of colors, shapes, and imagination. From her earliest memories, it was evident that art was not just a hobby for Martina; it was an intrinsic part of her being.
Martina's journey took a significant turn when she decided to pursue her passion for tattooing. Fascinated by the idea of turning her art into a form of self-expression for others, she dedicated herself to mastering this intricate craft. For two years, she honed her skills, studying the art of tattooing with unwavering determination. Each design she created was not just ink on skin; it was a piece of her soul transferred onto her clients' bodies.
Today, Martina continues to create art that tells the story of her life's journey, a journey that began in the picturesque town of Varese, was shaped by her love for animals and nature, and found its expression in the halls of the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera. Her art is a testament to the power of passion and the boundless possibilities of creativity.